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  1. C

    Question AMD Threadripper 3970x - best settings for improved thermals and retained performance / Lowest possible temps with the lowest possible loss in perform

    Hi! I recently finished my dual-3090 Threadripper 3970x custom watercooled system. It will be mainly a workstation for simulations (mostly bioinformatics), video editing and 3D rendering. I have 3 360mm EKWB blocks for cooling. An SE, PE and an XE. My issue is, that I am worried about the...
  2. Dynam0

    Question PSU option for mini-pc DIY build (also battery powered) ?

    Hi all! After my first post talking about my future DIY build's battery solution, i'm here again asking your advice. I came to the idea of building a mini-pc with a MicroAtx inside for the ability to be upgraded in the future. The idea is to be powered by a 250-300w external power supply (maybe...
  3. S

    [SOLVED] Custom Built PC advice

    Hi guys, My PC finally blew on me tonight after months of issues and I am in need of a gaming PC quickly. I am trying not to make a rushed purchase, but please can you recommend three good custom-built pc's for me on the market. My budget: $1,500-$2,000 Type of Gaming: 1080p gaming; MMO's...
  4. D

    [SOLVED] Updating rig

    Hello fellow techs, I am looking to update my current rig as its getting dated and I've noticed some performance declines. ATM I am looking at replacing my MB and CPU and would like some suggestions. In my signature is an overview of my build but I have compiled a pc part picker list as well...
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    Question Can not get PC build to boot ?

    Hi. I built 2 identical PC's and neither wants to boot. Specs: Corsair iCUE 4000X RGB Case Corsair RM 850X power supply Asus Z590-A Motherboard Intel i5 10600K 10th Gen Comet Lake 6-Core 4.1Ghz LGA 1200 125W Samsung 970 evo 1TB nvme G.Skill Ripjaws 32x1GB RAM DDR4-3200 Intel XMP 2.0...
  6. Nathan22211

    [SOLVED] Looking for dimensions and mounting holes of 3.5 and 5.25 inch drive bays

    I'm trying to make a modular case system that's 3d printable, I'd link it here but I dunno if it'd be considered advertising, and I'm trying to add support to 3.5 and 5.25 inch drive bays, i.e. the place where your CD drive would be on an older model PC. I need the dimensions of the bay, in...
  7. D

    [SOLVED] Please review my Custom PC build

    Just wanted to ask the community their opinions if my build is worth the money, or if I would have been better off going with a pre-built system. Total price in the end including taxes is just over $1200, as I did not buy a GPU since I moved my GTX 1050 TI from my old pc since it was only about...
  8. J

    [SOLVED] I need help with a gaming system

    Hi im new to pc gaming i have a budget of £1200/1300 and im looking for a system that can run games on high/ultra at a decent fps can anyone help me with either a pre built or somewhere that builds it for you like pcspecialist, Im not sure what im supposed to be looking for. I have a...
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    [SOLVED] Boot LED on, DRAM LED on not boot

    Just upgraded my CPU to a Ryzen 5 5600x and like the title says boot led stays on and dram led stays on Do I need to upgrade BIOS? I will add I no longer have the old CPU so swapping back isn’t an option, The support page for my mobo says I can use the Flashback tool on my motherboard without...
  10. DREDKNOT_2077

    Question ? use shield with external touch screen for select app control

    is ther a way to use the shield with external touch screen like a 10in or larger tablet to control a music app (which i know one can cast from a mobile device thats not what im tring to do) id like to do a split screen out from the shield like a pc but via the shields wifi to a tablet thats...
  11. L

    [SOLVED] Custom amplifier with multiple inputs?

    I would like to either buy or DIY a specific type of amplifier. I have a 5.1 system in my room along with a Sony system with 2 speakers for PC. I was wondering if there was any way to have all of the speakers output the same source at the same time and have that source be easily accessible via...
  12. R

    Question Custom PC won't boot. Black screen, keyboard and mouse off

    Hey guys, I appreciate any help I can get on this. When I try to boot my PC, after the bios screen, the screen turns black and the keyboard and mouse turn off. I've tried reseating everything as well as changing the slot that the RAM is in (I made sure that was properly seated as well). I've...
  13. justdrewit

    [SOLVED] Horrible input lag in Windows after swapping motherboard

    Hi everyone, New to forum, and here in desperation as I watch my business crumble while this computer sucks the remaining soul I have left. Problem: Sporadic input lag in Windows 10 despite computer being close to idle. Ranges from non-existent to frozen, with most of the time so choppy that I...
  14. Jeamy7

    [SOLVED] New Computer Build

    Below is the list of components I plan to use for my next build. I understand the parts, as of right now, are impossible to come across and that the price will drop eventually, hopefully later this year. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/q9dYBc I was wondering if there are any changes or...
  15. L

    [SOLVED] Looking for new desktop

    Approximate Purchase Date: within six months Budget Range:£1500-2000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming Are you buying a monitor: Yes (samsung g9) Do you need to buy OS: Yes Preferred Website(s) for Parts: pc part picker Location: South Wales Parts Preferences: samsung g9...
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    Question I am looking for a PC dust filter where the space between the 4 mounting holes is 14cm x 7cm

    Hello all, I am looking for a dust filter with 4 mounting holes to cover the SSD space/opening on my Thermaltake Tower 900 PC case. Here is a picture of what I am talking about: View: https://imgur.com/a/bdnFNSK The holes' distance apart from each other are 14cm x 7cm Each hole is about...
  17. Marximus81

    [SOLVED] Upgrading to NVME

    I recently rebuilt my rig and my new mobo has a M.2 slot. I ordered a 1Tb WD Black m.2 ssd for it, now I am wondering what the best setup for it is. I currently have windows running on a regular 240gb ssd and maybe a half a tb of games on a 2tb hybrid drive. Should I load Windows and the games...
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    [SOLVED] Recommended Paint Colours for Vibrant Pink & White Case Mod (Metal)?

    Hi there guys, I'm building my partner's PC with her and I need some recommendations for spray paint brands or certain colours of pink you've seen or used that will work well on the metal Cooler Master NR200P (white). Would I need a primer or would the white be good enough to paint directly...
  19. Z

    Question Random reboots windows crashes.

    so I built a new pc and it worked fine... for the first month, now it has random reboots occasional shut downs and this weird thing where windows partially shuts down. an example being a program will freeze and I will ctrl alt delete to pull up the task manage and it will pop out but its...
  20. gheary

    Question Custom Build Keeps Freezing, but power stays on.

    Hi, I built a custom build for very cheep about 3 years ago. I ran into an issue a while back where video, peripherals, and rgb would completely freeze (on Windows). Upon pinging, it would come back offline. However, power wouldn't cut out, monitor would still stay on but as if frozen in time...
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    [SOLVED] Custom PC Build

    Im searching for a computer for my little brother, has 17 years, he wants for play games and do school stuff homework(excel, word etc normal stuff) I did this build for him but i dont know if im doing something bad i usually ask https://pcpartpicker.com/list/HbggnL
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    [SOLVED] Building a server for office use

    Just wanted to get some advice, I was looking to build a server for office use, there are about 8 staff who will need access to the server through remote desktop to use application and work on documents - remotely and/or while working at the office whatever the needs must. If I use the...
  23. Y

    [SOLVED] What GPU would work with my motherboard and set up?

    CPU: Intel Core i5-6400 GPU: Nvidia GeForce GT 730 SSD: Sandisk S3 1T02 1TB RAM: Anarchy 8GBF1X08HEEE36-12-K 2x8GB MBD: Lenovo 90FB0001US 250w power supply which i can upgrade if need be
  24. B!gMeme

    [SOLVED] Case Design Info

    Hello! I am planning to design a small form factor case, but I don't have any dimensions to start with. Where do I go to find easy access to all the dimensions for all pc form factors? I have been through many forums and all I find are links to 100-page PDF's that don't have any diagrams...
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    [SOLVED] Need advice on a new build.

    I'll give my parts list first Mobo: Asus Prime B450M-A Graphics card: XFX Radeon RX 580 RAM: 2X8 Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro CPU: Ryzen 7 2700X PSU: Corsair CX750M So, I'm building a PC for a friend. It's been a while since I started. It's been sitting mostly completed, covered, in my closet...
  26. T

    [SOLVED] Mid-range gaming system - B550, Ryzen 3600x, Sapphire 5600XT - Is this a good build?

    Hi, So I wanted to build a mid-range gaming PC. I really enjoy building PC's. It's like adult legos, or sitting down and doing a puzzle for me. And I want to build a valuable PC worth someone buying (I have two PC's of my own that I've constructed myself). I would like to start casually (and...
  27. N

    Question NZXT BLD extreme frame drops

    SPECS: Ryzen 5 3600 2070 super G Skill Trident Royal 3600 650 PSU m22 Kraken cooling Let me first say I know I can send it back but I am trying to avoid this since I live in Canada. I also do not want to be away from it for long. I am having problems with what I think is my GPU. After...
  28. D

    [SOLVED] Im a Beginner and Need Suggestions

    Ive been very strongly considering buying a raspberry 4 and a soldering kit cause i would like to jump into the world of amateur electrical engineering/experimenting with circuts and custom scripted tasks . i know what kind of raspberry pi i want to get (still open to suggestions) but i need...
  29. Fragrantbanana

    Question PC does not start up after installing windows

    Hi. I'm hoping anyone could help me with this. Its not my first time building but this is a new problem I've come across. So I just finished building the pc. It turns on and everything is normal. But when I installing Windows, setting up Microsoft, everything shuts down and it wont turn on...
  30. TeoGaming22

    [SOLVED] Need Help Fixing PC

    I have spent a lot of money the past few weeks trying to fix my computer after my old motherboard went. This is not my first build and I am fairly versed with computers. I have replaced the motherboard, cpu, cpu cooler, case, and waiting still on PSU that blew so I'm using a temporary. I've just...
  31. N

    [SOLVED] Custom Cables for Silverstone ST1300-TI

    I have a Silverstone ST1300-TI PSU for which I want to buy custom cables. So, I went over to Cablemod, but they do not have my model. On the other hand, though, they have a series of cables for the Silverstone ST models. When I contacted them, they could not tell me for sure if something...
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    Question Acer Veriton N4630G 2014

    So I have an old Acer N4630G that I wanted to upgrade the cpu, ram and maybe put in a gt 1030. The pc came with 65W and 90W power bricks but I was wondering if there is any other power supplies that had more watts that would be compatible? Acer made a 135W power brick for a later model. I...
  33. B

    [SOLVED] Help! new gamerbuild

    Hey, Someone wants to buy my computer, so I'm looking for a new one, I do though seek help to know if it's good enough... It's meant for programming and gaming (mostly cod warefare) on a 144 Hz 1080p monitor... this is what I have in mind: Geforce RTX 2070 VENTUS GP Intel core i5 9600KF 3.7...
  34. Touche5963

    [SOLVED] Can I build a pc using a gamecube shell?

    HI, This is my first time posting, I saw this video where a guy put a PC in a game cube shell and wondered if it would really be that difficult. I was initially going to attempt following along with what he did but have had trouble finding a tiny intake fan and power switch cables i could...
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    Question [Need Help/Info] CoolerMaster ML360R RGB

    Hello everyone, I just got and installed the liquid cooler (on my i7 6700k) and also installed CoolerMaster Plus software and CM+ showing all the temps (CPU,GPU,Ram) but it is not showing the Cooler stats (Temp, fan/pump speed) and there is no option to set the profile for the cooler like...
  36. Devileyes

    [SOLVED] Which system do you think is better or more futureproof

    Hi, so i am helping a friend of mine build his first PC. He's on a tight budget so this is the build i could come up with: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/YFfnNq However, we've also found this on bestbuy...
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    [SOLVED] How is this build? For gaming in mind.

    Hello, how would you rate this rig? For some gaming. AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge Wifi ATX AM34 Motherboard Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Samsung 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5 SSD MSI...
  38. S

    [SOLVED] Custom fan curve for Gigabyte Aorus RX 5700 XT?

    Hey, y'all! I hope you are doing good! I would love to hear your opinions on AMD's automatic fan curve as I believe it prioritizes noise levels over thermals. The max fan speed is set to 42% by default and I think that this is a bit low for this rather heavy gaming card. The problem is when I...
  39. Dudeman911

    [SOLVED] Advice on New build

    Hi Everyone, I would really appreciate a review and possible advice for a new build I'm working on: Budget is $1500-$1700. Processor -> AMD RYZEN 5 3600 6-Core 3.6 GHz (4.2 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 65W 100-100000031BOX Desktop Processor Motherboard -> MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI Gaming...
  40. RyanSpamsShift

    [SOLVED] Custom PC Help

    Hey everyone, Merry Christmas, I am looking to build a pc for £620. Everything is going to be new apart from the GPU, which I will get for £200. Can you guy see any possible alternatives/improvements which I could make? Cheers Ryan ;D https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/6w4dq3